Mrs. Doris (Thurman) Kokes,
99, of Galesburg, Illinois passed away at 11:05 am Sunday, August 11, 2019.
She was born December 1, 1919
in Galesburg the daughter of Guy and Ruth Adeline Hurt Thurman. She married
Frank A. Kokes on September 17, 1940 in Davenport, Iowa. He preceded her in
death on November 4, 2007.
Doris is survived by her
niece, Kay Busch and great nephew, Patrick Busch both of Galesburg and her
niece, Barbara Zinn of Ft. Wayne, Indiana. Also, surviving are 10 nieces and
nephews and 19 great nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her
husband, her two brothers, Robert and George Thurman and her niece, Connie
Doris owned and operated with
her husband, KT Auto Parts for many years. She was a member of the First
Baptist Church. Doris was a longtime avid Cub fan. She enjoyed ballroom dancing
and playing the organ. She graduated from Galesburg High School in 1937.
Private graveside services will
be held in East Linwood Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the First Baptist
Church. Hinchliff-Pearson-West Funeral Directors and Cremation Services
Galesburg Chapel. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com